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Decking - Choosing the Right Material for Your Home

Posted 28/09/17

Timber is the most obvious choice for building a deck but we there are two more popular options that are worth some consideration. We take a look... Types of Decking Materials There are three main types of materials used when building a deck: timber, concrete and composite timber. Timber

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Cabinet Makers - what do they do?

Posted 05/11/10

Cabinet makers use woodworking skills to create cabinets, shelving and furniture. The fundamental focus of cabinet makers is the production of cabinetry. Although they may also produce items that would not be recognised as cabinets, however the same skills and techniques apply. A cabinet may b

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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

What does that trade logo on your tradie's website or vehicle mean? What benefit can it provide you, the homeowner? Read on to find out more about national trade accreditations in New Zealand... Some industry accreditations are mandatory, as government regulations require that certain wor

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Need to Add an Extra Bedroom for Your Kids?

Posted 10/11/16

Kiwi parents have on average 1.9 kids, which works fine for those who have three bedroom homes. Except when you have more than two children, have guests over to stay or want to use a bedroom as a study or home office. That’s when adding on an extra bedroom for your kids is a great solution to gi

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Top 5 Home Remodelling Trends in New Zealand

Posted 04/06/13

Here's two great questions to ask yourself. How much better your home would be to live in with a few upgrades? Would seeing the latest home remodelling trends in your property make you feel great? There’s no time like the present to start on some home renovations and improve the quality of your life

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6 Ideas for a Budget Bathroom Makeover

Posted 01/04/14

Whether its lighting or plumbing fixtures, cabinetry or new tiles, you can give the bathroom a whole new look with a budget bathroom makeover.  A fresh coat of paint or using drywall to provide texture are two great ways to update the walls. Budget bathroom makeover ideas If you want to go one s

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8 Questions You Should Ask a Kitchen Contractor

Posted 23/04/13

Whether you are remodelling your kitchen or ripping it out, you need to speak with a kitchen contractor. You also need to have some ideas about what you'd like your new kitchen to look like.  Kiwi kitchens are often busy spaces where activities as diverse as socializing, preparing meals or doing

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5 Tips for Spring Home Renovations

Posted 29/10/14

We've talked to industry insiders and experts, and have put together a list of our top 5 tips for getting started your spring home renovations. Spring home renovations Coming out of a cold winter, spring home renovations may seem like a daunting prospect.  Yes, you've been thinking about i

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The Tiny Home Movement in New Zealand

Posted 18/03/15

The tiny home movement is a trend that seems to be here to stay. But why has this movement gained so much traction? Is it a genuine trend that’s both socially and economically advantageous? Or is it just the next not-so-big thing in house design?... Exploring NZ's tiny home movement Since

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Check out how homeowners like you are using Carpenters on Builderscrack to build, repair and improve their homes right now.

Deck extension

Posted 1 week ago

Hi Team, Looking to extend our deck to meet our kitchen and eventually replace the kitchen windows with doors leading on to the deck

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A small cabin/ sleepout

Posted 3 weeks ago

I would like a small cabin built to be used for an office. The land is flat so would be easy to work with Approximate size 12 square metres Ideally I would the same company to be able to fit and set up the light, heat pump and power points in the cabin so it is ready to go. We would supply the heat pump. Hear soon Fiona

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Doors and door frames

Posted 3 weeks ago

Need two internal doors fitted for a 3 broom house. One needs framing the other just supply and fit. Prefer qualified tradesman.

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Second storey deck rebuild

Posted 6 days ago

Hi, I am looking to rebuild my second-storey deck. There is an existing balcony that runs the width of the house and extends out about a metre, but I would like to have this rebuilt and extended out three metres. I am hoping to have this done by summer if possible. The new deck would be about 8.8x3m. I can provide plans that have been approved by a structural engineer, and I currently have the consent application in with council. I can provide more documents for anyone interested in the job....

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Small extension and screening added to deck

Posted 2 weeks ago

We would like some quotes to add a small extension to our current outdoor deck area, along with privacy screens added to one side.

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Adjust sticking door & install new door handles

Posted 3 weeks ago

At our rental property in Maungaraki, we need a bedroom door adjusted that is sticking and a new door handle installed. Also the bathroom requires a new door handle please. Would like this work done asap.

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Whole deck revamp

Posted 3 weeks ago

The deck is in need of a whole revamp. The whole thing probably needs to be ripped up and then started from stratch. We would like to extend the deck as well though so someone who can help us with that and has a keen eye on design etc would be preferred! The current deck has a roof with the plastic sheeting. This is all cracked and needs to be replaced. We would like to extend the deck by around 2m and include some stairs.

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DECK AND TABLE STAINING

Posted 23 hours ago

DECK AND OUTDOOR TABLE REQUIRE A BIT OF TLC.

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Door handles

Posted 2 weeks ago

Need someone that can repair and change two door handles in my house and do other minor repairs as required.

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Deck for Lisa

Posted 4 weeks ago

new deck approx 10-12 square metres with screen on one side to hide garden shed behind. 1-2 steps, less then 1m high. Pine. photos attached, will be over existing concreted pavers or ? remove and extended closer to fence line and shed. The purple line indicates where screen to go and yellow indicates deck. The screen to be made with simple but quality slat-like structure, may extend along back fence line for a better look.

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Deck

Posted 13 hours ago

Remove existing planters and trees and install deck in rear garden

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Stair and door removal, in-fill door opening, gib, plaster and carpet laying

Posted 4 weeks ago

- Dismantle existing stair (without damaging) - Remove existing door and frame (without damaging) - Timber infill of door opening and opening below existing landing - GIB and skirtings to match existing - Plaster - Patch carpet (plus underlay) and fix down existing carpet in places. - Make good - Remove rubbish

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Custom wardrobe and kitchen cabinet

Posted 2 weeks ago

Hi I m having big cupboards with unplanned setting . Want to install customised wardrobe to bedrooms and also need some suggestions on kitchen cabinet (on removal of some cabinet too )

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Replace damaged floor boards

Posted 3 weeks ago

Replace water damaged floor boards. New carpet is getting put down on Saturday. likely needs replaced all the way across rather than patched over

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Hang large cabinet, adjust 3 doors fit, hang new door

Posted 1 month ago

Finishing off larger reno that our friends from out of town did. Need a large bathroom mirror cabinet hung (approx 1.5- 1 m). 3 doors adjusted to fit now carpet is laid. 1 new door purchased and adjusted to fit. 1 stopper to be installed to stop door swinging open . Replace one piece of wood around door frame. Hang one set of curtain tracks and 3x smoke alarms (this is optional - can get another trade to do this). I’d like these jobs done to a high standard as it’s the finishing touches on a l...

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Architraving and skirting

Posted 2 days ago

Hi, I need a joiner / carpenter to help in my renovations with some architrave and skirting installation. I have a hallway, an entrance, a bedroom and a lounge that need this. I may also have a couple of smaller jobs to do as well. The skirting is custom made, so you will need a table saw in order to put a bevel on the skirting timber: it is 135mmx10mm and I can't find that with a bevel. It would be best also if the timber could be preprimed / painted before install, but I could do that in th...

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Cabinet and worktop measure up and install

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are looking for a joiner to fit some cabinets on the wall and a worktop across the washing machine and tumble dryer in the laundry.

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Rebuild deck

Posted 3 weeks ago

Joist needs repairing, cladding, ballistrades and handrail replaced, possibly build a gate on each end and add clearlite to pergola, deck footprint will be reduced on two sides. If the work is done on weekends I can help with additional labour

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Pre house painting maintenance

Posted 2 weeks ago

the handrail at the front porch needs to be fixed/replaced along with a pillar that has rotten out at the bottom as was placed directly onto concrete. The frame around the back security door has also has rotten and along with some rotten in a window frame. i would like these done before i have the house washed and painted.

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Recent carpentry reviews

With over 169,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

repair gib in ceiling

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22nd October 2019

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 5
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 5
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 5

Extend deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Laing Deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th February 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

House Repairs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th February 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
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 4
Communication
 4

Deck clean and stain

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fitted wardrobe repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th November 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fobbie1

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th November 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

House repairs ready for renting

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th January 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Wooden floorboards

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck Restore - Lower Level

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Window work

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th April 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Privacy screen framing on deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Decking Quote

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd February 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Small Surface Deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Small external repair jobs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Get small fame and wall ready for plastering

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fixing a bed base

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 3
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fence \ Deck and thensome

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Adjust sticking door & install new door handles

Work carried out by a subcontractor

1st August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Handyman Plus

Joined August 2018

Hi there , I'm available to do any general Handyman Work, Gib Board repairs / Click Clank Laminate Flooring / Painting Interior and Exterior / Fencing / Decking / Touch up Plastering / general non compliance building work / Water Blasting / Fitting Doors and Hardware / Skirtings etc . l have been doing this on and off for some 40 odd years . l have also completed a number of per...

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Essential Services Wellington trading as Property Solutions Wellington

Joined February 2017

Hi I provide quality maintenance solutions with prompt service and high quality workmanship a priority please read my reviews placed by satisfied customers. I look forward to meeting you assisting you with your needs. Jobs completed on time and on budget.

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Whisk Renovators

Joined February 2009

Whisk Renovators is a renovations company, providing innovative solutions to Kitchen and bathroom consenting, design and build projects. Whisk services the greater Wellington region in both the residential and commercial sectors. Whisk has been a member of New Zealand Master Painters since 2009, providing quality service and workmanship guarantees to our Clients. We won National awards in 2015...

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Hawk Ridge Construction Ltd

Joined June 2020

Hi, we have 15 years experience of working in residential construction. Fully qualified and licensed we have completed projects of varying sizes, from large architecturally designed new houses, to decks, to basic maintenance jobs. Bringing a team of trusted subcontractors we can manage all projects from inception to completion. With a focus on craft, communication and competitive pricing we are co...

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Clash Furniture Makers

Joined April 2017

Hi, we are a boutique furniture making company . We specialize in custom made furniture or bespoke pieces for clients who have been looking for a piece but just can't find it . We will recreate something you like the look of or help you make your ideas and designs a reality. From dining tables to timber bench/bar tops. From bedroom furniture to Bathroom Vanities and everything in between, if it...

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Sticks and Stones Landscape Construction and Property Maintenance Ltd

Joined June 2018

Sticks & Stones have been busy in Wellington for over 20 years Landscaping and Property work for private and commercial customers throughout the greater Wellington area. Building New or Renovating , we have a great team with experience and skills.

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C&F

Joined August 2019

Hi I been working building around 12 years. I am licensed builder . Good people to working with . We are very professional and work hard , residential and commercial.

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Redefine Renovations and Construction Ltd

Joined February 2013

Hello We are highly skilled team of carpenters and apprentices, with a wealth of experience in all aspects of the building trade. While we specialise in alterations and additions, we can help with all aspects of your project With my considerable project management skills, projects are completed efficiently, whilst ensuring the work is completed to the highest quality. We can take y...

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City works

Joined November 2017

Please inspect our website to view the work we speaclise in.While there please click onto Trade me via "landscaping supplies " and also scrutinize our reviews.

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Simply Property Maintenance Ltd

Joined February 2018

Simply property maintenance aims to make property maintenance simple. By using experienced, qualified and tested staff we make any project stress and hassle free for the client. Understanding their needs and personal requirements means we can tailor any job around you, the client. With our vast network of trades people and our professional consultancy team our goal is to deliver a high quality...

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Building Detail

Joined November 2013

Building Detail provides a range of high quality carpentry services at a reasonable price including: - Full project management - New homes - Renovations and alterations - Kitchen and bathroom upgrades - Fences, decks, and pathways - Maintenance and repairs - Shop fit outs Regan, Building Detail's director, is a qualified licensed building practitioner with over 12 years experience...

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Wai Building Solutions

Joined November 2019

We’ve been building for the last 7 years specialise in outdoor areas such as fences, Decks and Pergolas. We also will do small internal finishing construction jobs aswell.

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Leon Build

Joined January 2016

Hi, we have been building new houses as well as general home renovations and maintenance. Give us a call to discuss your requirements. (Bathrooms, Kitchens, Decking, Fencing and many more)

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Skinner n Skinner building company

Joined September 2010

Hi, We've been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 15 years. We've been in wellington for the last 15 years and have worked on jobs around the city as well as in regional parts of wellington. While we specialize in major renovations and new builds we also do smaller jobs from time to time. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We prid...

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stevefixit

Joined July 2010

Hi, I've been in the building trade now for approx 20 years. I was a master painter by trade originally but liked the idea of making things so I went into the carpentry trade and qualified. My expertise is designing and building decks, fences and smaller jobs. I prefer the one to one personal touch. I don't enjoy the bigger commercial side of works as much. I have many, many pictures of w...

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Solid Industries Ltd

Joined March 2020

Hi, We specialize in residential & Property maintenance inside and out. helping you un-stick Sticky doors to finishing off the kitset kitchen you brought but never got round to installing. We also re-build fences, gates, decks etc etc.

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Final Destination ltd

Joined July 2019

We have over 20 years experience in the building trade, focusing on renovations, alterations, and water proofing. We can address your needs promptly and professionally! Renovations, water issues and property inspections for future maintenance have been a focus of our employees for the last five years, and we have come together forming a new company to address these in the Wellington region. No...

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Newton Roofing

Joined March 2014

Hi. At Newton Roofing we’ve got you covered – from leaky roof repairs to severe storm damage roof restoration to a complete re roof. We have a long history as trusted roofing contractors in the residential roofing and building maintenance sectors. you can rely on Newton Roofing to deliver quality workmanship and excellent customer service. We provide a wide range of quality services for cust...

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Rubios Pro Limited

Joined August 2018

Hello There, We are a reliable and trustworthy company with the experience and skills required to be able to provide the most professional care to maintain your house looking as good as you would want it. We can ensure you that our workers are hardworking and are ready to finish the jobs as soon as required with a great quality job . Call us for a free quote, good prices guaranteed.

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Right Angle Builders Limited

Joined June 2009

We do all types of building work from new home design and build packages to renovations,extensions. We have our own team of subcontractors and can take care of all aspects in your building project, all our work is carried out by a Licensed Building Practitioner and is fully guaranteed. We also specialise in pre purchase and pre sale builders reports, we can inspect and report for insurance co...

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